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The General Medical Services and Section 17C Agreements (Transitional and other Ancillary Provisions) (Scotland) Order 2004

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Meaning of suitable experience

97.—(1) Until the coming into force of article 5 of the 2003 Order, where, in any enactment, there is a reference to a medical practitioner being “suitably experienced” within the meaning of section 21(2) of the 1978 Act, that reference shall be construed in accordance with paragraph (2).

(2) A medical practitioner shall, pursuant to paragraph (1), be regarded as being “suitably experienced” if he–

(a)holds a certificate of prescribed experience;

(b)holds a certificate of equivalent experience;

(c)is exempt from the need to have acquired the prescribed experience pursuant to regulation 5 of the National Health Service (Vocational Training for General Medical Practice) (Scotland) Regulations 1998(1) (exemptions); or

(d)has an acquired right to practise pursuant to regulation 5 of the Vocational Training for General Medical Practice (European Requirements) Regulations 1994(2), other than by virtue of regulation 5(1)(d) of those Regulations (acquired rights).

(3) In this article, “certificate of prescribed experience” and “certificate of equivalent experience” have the meanings assigned to them in regulation 2(1) of the National Health Service (Vocational Training for General Medical Practice) (Scotland) Regulations 1998.

(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of sections 19,21 and 22 of the 1978 Act by paragraph 1(7) of the Schedule to the 2004 Act, the National Health Service (Vocational Training for General Medical Practice) (Scotland) Regulations 1998 and the Vocational Training for General Medical Practice (European Requirements) Regulations 1994 shall remain in force (subject to the transitory modifications made in this Part) until their revocation by virtue of article 31(5) of, and Part 2 of Schedule 10 to, the 2003 Order.

(1)

S.I. 1998/7 as amended by S.I. 1998/669 and 2000/23. The whole Regulations are prospectively revoked by S.I. 2003/1250, article 31(5) and Part 2 of Schedule 10.

(2)

S.I. 1994/3130 as amended by S.I. 1997/2817 and 2003/3148. The whole Regulations are prospectively revoked by S.I. 2003/1250, article 31(5) and Part 2 of Schedule 10.

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